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Kanye West unveils highly-anticipated tenth studio album Donda during livestream

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Kanye West unveils highly-anticipated tenth studio album Donda during livestream broadcast from hometown of Atlanta, Georgia

Fans got their very first listen of Kanye West‘s highly-anticipated tenth studio album Donda on Thursday evening.

The 44-year-old rapper unveiled the album track-by-track during an Apple Music livestream, which is being broadcast from his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.

West faced a crowd of adoring fans, who filled the  

West’s estranged wife Kim Kardashian, as well as their four children, are said to be in attendance at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, as per TMZ.

Coming soon: Fans got their very first listen of Kanye West 's highly-anticipated tenth studio album Donda on Thursday evening

Coming soon: Fans got their very first listen of Kanye West ‘s highly-anticipated tenth studio album Donda on Thursday evening

A source told E! News on Thursday that Kanye gave Kim a ‘heads up’ about a reported track on Donda about their marriage.

‘He was respectful and gave her the heads up,’ the insider said, adding that Kanye ‘did not want to blindside’ the 40-year-old SKIMS founder.

Kim filed for divorce from the Stronger hitmaker in February after seven years of marriage, citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ on court docs.

Donda, which is titled after the name of West’s late mother, was originally slated to premiere on July 24, 2020, but was unexpectedly postponed amid West’s failed run for presidency.

Homecoming: The 44-year-old rapper unveiled the album track-by-track during an Apple Music livestream , which is being broadcast from his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia; Kanye pictured in 2019

Homecoming: The 44-year-old rapper unveiled the album track-by-track during an Apple Music livestream , which is being broadcast from his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia; Kanye pictured in 2019

And now, almost exactly a year later, Donda will be available to purchase and stream starting Friday, July 23.

West confirmed the album’s long-awaited release in the latest ad for Beats By Dre starring track star Sha’Carri Richardson, which premiered during Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday.

The minute-long spot, which was scored and edited by West, features a snippet of his newest track No Child Left Behind. 

Donda is the follow-up album to 2019’s Jesus Is King, which saw Kanye enter into the realm of gospel music – inspiring the birth of his weekly Sunday Service sessions.

Support: West's estranged wife Kim Kardashian , as well as their four children, are said to be in Atlanta for the listening party held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, as per TMZ; Kim and Kanye pictured with (L-R) daughters North, Chicago, and sons Saint and Psalm in 2019

Support: West’s estranged wife Kim Kardashian , as well as their four children, are said to be in Atlanta for the listening party held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, as per TMZ; Kim and Kanye pictured with (L-R) daughters North, Chicago, and sons Saint and Psalm in 2019

Heads up: A source told E! News on Thursday that Kanye gave Kim a 'heads up' about a reported track on Donda about their marriage; Kanye and Kim pictured in 2019

Heads up: A source told E! News on Thursday that Kanye gave Kim a ‘heads up’ about a reported track on Donda about their marriage; Kanye and Kim pictured in 2019

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